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Jewish Bukovina And Transylvania Archival Survey

The Leo Baeck Institute’s survey of archival material related to Jewish Bukovina And Transylvania (JBAT) is an ongoing archival survey project aimed to increase awareness of and access to archival materials related to Jewish history in Transylvania and Bukovina. Our goal is to promote interest in and study of Jewish ...

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LBI Materials in Other Portals

The LBI works with other libraries and consortia to integrate our collections into their search portals so that they are discoverable in context with other similar materials.

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DigiBaeck

DigiBaeck is your gateway to LBI's digital collections, a growing treasury of artifacts that document the rich heritage of German-speaking Jewry in the modern era. DigiBaeck provides instant access to materials ranging from rare 16th century renaissance books to memoirs that document the experience of German-Jewish émigrés across the world ...

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Austrian Heritage Collection

A commitment to Austrian-Jewish history has been central to the Institute’s mission since its foundation in 1955. Approximately 30 percent of the archival and library holdings relate to Austrian history. In recent years, however, we have seen an increasing interest in the history of Austrian Jews. In response to this ...

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Edythe Griffinger Art Catalog

Thanks to a gift from a trust under the will of the late Edythe Griffinger, LBI has launched a new project that highlights its Art and Objects collection. The grant funded not only the development of a new online portal for digitized artworks, it also supported the work of curators ...

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Photograph Collection

The Leo Baeck Institute’s Photograph Collection contains over 25,000 photographs documenting the history of German-speaking Jewish communities, families and businesses from all over the world. The photos portray prominent members of German-speaking Jewish communities; buildings such as synagogues, businesses and residences; cultural, youth, religious and educational organizations; military including Jewish ...

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Judith Sander Collection

The opera soprano Judith Sander - born as Gisela Judith Ring in Berlin - was already a presence in concert halls and opera stages in Austria and Switzerland, when the Nazis forced her to flee. She first escaped to England and then moved on to Stamford, Connecticut. In order to ...

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Herbert Offen Memorial Collection

From circa 2004 to 2008 the Leo Baeck Institute acquired many ephemera such as books and brochures, manuscripts and photographs - all of interest to German-Jewish history – at auctions in the United States and published them online as “The Herbert Offen memorial collection”.

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Lebensgeschichte (The Story of My Life) by Lazarus Morgenthau

Lazarus Morgenthau wrote his memoirs in a mixture of high-German and his native Bavarian dialect, telling the story from his birth in 1815; his work as a tailor in the Swabian town of Hürben.

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Albert Einstein’s Guestbook

From 1929 until his emigration to the United States, Albert Einstein spent the summer months in a wooden house in the village of Caputh, just outside of Berlin. There he held a guestbook, given to him by a neighbor as a welcome present, which was then signed by many of ...

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